The capability to add a logo image into a SolidWorks drawing template has been around for some time, and is certainly a recommended method toward presenting a professional drawing. However, you may want to take a few minutes to reconsider whether the standard method of inserting a logo graphics file is really the best method.
The Block can then be filled-in by applying Area Hatch/Fill, and selecting the Solid option in the Area Hatch/Fill - Properties. You may notice that the fill color is black, and yes... as Henry Ford is credited and paraphrased as saying, "You can have any color as long as it's black."
Depending on the logo block design, you may have several regions to fill. Therefore, just apply the Area Hatch/Fill command individually to each of the regions or areas, as desired.
Once the Block has been sized and saved in its final form, it can then be easily inserted into a drawing sheet template. The obvious advantages will become apparent:
- the block will translate easily when the drawing is saved into DXF or DWG format
- the file size of SolidWorks, DXF, or DWG drawings will remain very reasonable making file management and the sharing of files much more efficient
- the need for color toner when printing drawings will have been reduced or eliminated